In the first week of December, I was invited to a fantastically fun Tree Trimming Party at The Norwood House, a private Arts and Culture club located in a multi-story townhouse on West 14th Street in Manhattan. The club is filled with beautiful contemporary artworks, rare collectibles and antiques, and eye-catching oddities throughout its many rooms. While I was exploring, I spotted this string of large, irregularly-shaped colored lights, which were draped around a bust nestled on a stairway landing, and they grabbed my attention right away. Because, colored lights.
A close examination revealed that the lights are made from a variety of empty plastic bottles, which have been dyed a spectrum of colors and fitted through the bottom with a single light in each. Crafty!
Is this a likeness of Rasputin? Who knows!
I did some Googling to see if I could find instructions on how to make this specific style of upcycled plastic bottle lights, but I was unsuccessful in my quest. Perhaps you can scrutinize these pictures to figure it out for yourself! Good luck!
Whether you are trying to scale back your expenses, simplify your lifestyle, or make the most of your property, it is likely that you are spending a lot of your time at home. This shouldn’t feel like a compromise. Instead, it should feel like a fabulous opportunity to try out new experiences, have fun with your loved ones, and embrace a positive mindset. If you are struggling to see the joys in spending your time at home, you will need to work your way through the following four tips. They will help you to get the most out of your living space and will save you from looking back in regret.
The first tip is to experience something new, such as the joys of vaping. This is a fun, easy, and cost-effective way for you to spend some quality time at home. Even if you have never vaped before, it shouldn’t take you too long to find your feet. All you need to do is visit Mt Baker Vapor. This online store is the perfect place for you to purchase the vaping equipment you require. You will also have the chance to choose from a wide range of flavors that are sure to spice up your experience.
The next tip is to set up a home cinema. Have no fear, this doesn’t have to involve a lengthy renovation project. In fact, you can switch up your living space in under an hour. First, you will need to tidy up your home, so that it is free from chaos and clutter. Then, you will need to organize your DVDs, so that they are easily accessible. Next, you will need to move around your seating, your lights, and your technology, so that you have the perfect view. Finally, you will need to plug in a speaker system, as this will ensure your audio is impeccable.
Play Games in Your Backyard
Another great tip is to play games in your backyard. There are no age restrictions on having fun, so you can do this long after your kids have gone to bed. From Giant Chess to Capture the Flag, there are so many options for you to choose from. Why not write down all of the suggestions and place them in a bowl? Then, you can carry out a lucky dip to find out what your next activity is going to be. This will add an element of surprise to your time at home and will give you something to get excited about!
The final tip is to set up a craft area in your home. This is a brilliant way for you to take your hobbies to the next level. It could be that you enjoy baking, or it might be that you dabble in origami. Either way, it makes sense for your crafts to have a space of their own. Perhaps there is a spare bedroom that you could transform. Or, maybe you have a nook that is just big enough for a small desk, a fold-out table, or a storage unit.
When I see something like this, a bag of assorted-sized Pink Pom Poms, I want to buy it just to own it, even if I have no practical use for said pop poms — because it’s not like I am person who does crafts, or anything like that.
Just look at them: so fluffy, pink, so beautiful to behold. It looks like you could string them together and make a necklace, though I do not think that a pom pom necklace is my style, Maybe I’m wrong,
Reasonably priced at just $2.00 per bag, at Flying Tiger Shops everywhere!
OK, I know Halloween was last month, but I could not resist sharing this photo of two absolutely adorable and super clever characters from the Despicable Me movie franchise (Felonious Gru and Stuart the Minion) as rendered with pumpkins! What a great idea to turn the pumpkin on its side and use its stem for Gru’s long nose! Amazing!
These pumpkins were created by Max and Marco, sons of a dear friend. Well done, guys!
Here at The Worley Gig, we are always on the lookout for new and exciting Bacon Things to delight the Bacon Lovers in our vast and global readership. Today we bring you a one-of-a-kind Bacon Rug, which you can own exclusively as it is being auctioned off on eBay!
Here is the description:
For all the Bacon Lovers of the world!
New, One of a Kind, Hand Hooked Bacon mat; rug. 100% pure wool fabric.
Measures 17×9 inches. Perfect as a “table topper” or could be hung as art.
The seller also added this information about the rug:
“My son suggested I make a “Bacon Rug.” I have been hooking rugs for over 6 years and this has been quite fun to hook. The wool has been hand dyed in my kitchen and cut into strips and hooked on 100% cotton monks cloth. It will last for years and years. I hope you enjoy this fun bacon art as much as I have enjoyed making it.”
She sounds like a nice mom, doesn’t she? And this Bacon Rug seems like a pretty cool thing to own. Are you into bacon? Bidding starts at $25 and ends on June 6th, so Bid Now!
The weather is getting little bit balmy here in NYC (finally) to need a scarf or wrap these days, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be thinking ahead to the cold winter months and crochet yourself a Bacon Wrap to keep you warm and fashionable. Tips on how to make this item, along with all kinds of wild ideas on creating other fun stuff with just some yarn and a couple of crochet hooks can be found at Monster Crochet Blogspot.
Have you perhaps been looking for a way to combine the art of Japanese paper folding with the footprint reducing practicality of recycling and the endless, low cost fun of your Netflix subscription? Then your search has ended! Look no further than a website called simply NetFlix Origami, where you can learn to make the cute little items below, among others.